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Diving Deeper with Dr. Neil Hammerschlag

Briefly can you describe the focus of your research and the species you work on? My research centers broadly on the behavioral ecology and conservation biology of marine predators, with a particular focus on sharks. My current and future research

July 10th, 2015|Ocean Conservation, Shark Week|

Diving Deeper with Dr. Jodie Rummer

Briefly can you describe the focus of your research and the species you work on? My research examines the effects of future climate change scenarios (i.e., elevated temperatures, elevated CO2, low oxygen, increased turbidity) on physiological performance and movement of

July 10th, 2015|Ocean Conservation, Shark Week|

Diving Deeper with Riley Elliot

Briefly can you describe the focus of your research and the species you work on? I am defining the migration, critical habitat, behavior and ecological role of the south Pacific Blue shark (prionace glauca) using satellite tags. Justification of this

July 9th, 2015|Ocean Conservation, Shark Week|

Diving Deeper with Meaghen McCord

Can you describe the focus of your research and the species you work on?  I have conducted research on approximately 30 species of sharks, skates & rays. As far as the “charismatic” species, my work has focused on blue, mako,

July 9th, 2015|Ocean Conservation, Shark Week|

Diving Deeper with Dr. Charlie Huveneers

Briefly can you describe the focus of your research and the species you work on? I lead the Southern Shark Ecology Group (SSEG) research lab at Flinders University. The SSEG delivers high quality research on the biology, ecology and population

July 8th, 2015|Ocean Conservation, Shark Week|

Diving Deeper with Dr. Julia Spaet

Briefly can you describe the focus of your research and the species you work on? My research is based on the integration of a range of fisheries-dependent (fish market surveys, fishermen interviews) and fisheries-independent (longline surveys, Baited Remote Underwater Video

July 8th, 2015|Ocean Conservation, Shark Week|